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Robert E. Lee

Author: Ron Field; Adam Hook
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2010.
Series: Command, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beloved by his soldiers and respected by his enemies, Robert E Lee is undoubtedly the most popular general in American history to fight on the losing side. This book looks at this southern gentleman as a strategist and a tactician, covering his most important victories and defeats.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Field; Adam Hook
ISBN: 9781849081450 184908145X
OCLC Number: 495781133
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Formative years --
Early military life, 1825-61 --
The hours of destiny, 1861-65 --
Opposing commanders --
Inside the mind --
When war is done --
A life in words --
Select bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Command, 7.
Responsibility: Ron Field ; illustrated by Adam Hook.

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